Scores

Final

Akron 71

(13-4, 4-0 MAC)

Kent State 67

(11-7, 2-2 MAC)

3:00 PM ET, January 19, 2013

Memorial A & C Center, Kent, Ohio

1 2 T
AKR 26 4571
KENT 36 3167

Top Performers

Akron: Z. Marshall 17 Pts, 11 Reb, 1 Stl, 4 Blk

Kent State: C. Evans 19 Pts, 7 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl

Akron 71, Kent St. 67

Associated Press

KENT, Ohio -- Zeke Marshall scored 17 points, five on last-minute free throws, to lead Akron over Kent State 71-67 Saturday in Mid-American Conference action.

The Zips (13-4, 4-0) trailed 36-26 at halftime after a 16-2 Kent State run ended the half. They rallied behind Marshall (11 rebounds) and Demetrius Treadwell, who also posted a double-double with 15 points and 16 rebounds.

The Golden Flashes (11-7, 2-2), who got 19 points from Chris Evans and 14 apiece from Kris Brewer and Darren Goodson, last led at 63-60. With the score tied 66-66 after Brewer's trey with 1:01 left to play, Marshall scored Akron's last five points on free throws to clinch it.

Akron had decisive edges in three categories. The Zips' bench outscored Kent State's 21-9. Akron also had a 23-8 advantage in second-chance points, and the Zips outscored Kent State 30-18 on points in the paint.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
AKR
KENT
Points 71 67
FG Made-Attempted 26-70 (.371) 19-54 (.352)
3P Made-Attempted 7-25 (.280) 6-18 (.333)
FT Made-Attempted 12-26 (.462) 23-33 (.697)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 27 (0/0) 24 (0/0)
Largest Lead 6 10

2012-13 Season

DATEGAMELINKS
» Jan 19, 2013 AKR 71, @KENT 67Recap
Mar 8, 2013 KENT 68, @AKR 64Recap
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